South Korea, South Korean flag

30 July, 2018

Stewardshop code adopted by vast South Korean pension fund

The third-largest pension fund in the world, South Korea's National Pension Service (NPS), has adopted a stewardship code that observers hope will put pressure on the country's conglomerates to improv...
climate change, sustainability

19 June, 2018

Pension fund trustees to report on climate change policies

UK pension fund trustees will be required to publish reports explaining how their investment policies integrate sustainability concerns. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) yesterday announc...
Facebook

3 April, 2018

Zuckerberg must quit Facebook, says New York pension fund official

A new chairman should step in place of Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, in an attempt to repair its reputation regarding data privacy, according to a major US pension fund official. New York City comp...

5 March, 2018

Pension fund trustees could be forced to publish climate policy

The British government could introduce regulations requiring pension funds to have special investment policies on climate change or corporate governance. The news came in a letter to a committee of...

13 October, 2017

Debt and riskier punts push takeover values close to European IPOs

The availability of debt has pushed the total value of company takeovers close to that of IPOs on European stock markets. Some $30.8bn (£23.2bn)-worth of companies were bought out in the last year...
Statoil, Troll A oil platform

16 January, 2017

Norwegian oil fund to focus on ‘unacceptable emissions’

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